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About the Position


Human Resources Business Partner

ID: 2497
Classification: Human Resources Business Partner
Working Title: Human Resources Business Partner
Specialized Field: Planning & Performance
Classified or Exempt: Exempt
Department Vacancy: Human Resources
Work Site: 400 S. Fort Harrison Ave
Clearwater, FL 33756
Work Schedule: Vary, Typically 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Post Date: 10/3/18
Close Date: 10/19/18
# of Openings: 1
Pay Grade: P1
Pay Range: $61,942.00 - $93,850.00

Description

With a vision to position Pinellas County Government as a top-choice employer in the Tampa Bay region and a mission to cultivate a diverse, talented and engaged workforce prepared to effectively serve the citizens of Pinellas County, the Human Resources Business Partner is an integral part of our County’s HR department. 

This professional level Human Resources position encompasses all aspects of human resource generalist competencies for County employees. Subject areas of responsibility include personnel policies, rules, employee relations, and serving as a liaison to all areas of Human Resources. An incumbent in this class performs management, technical and administrative tasks relating to the development, implementation, coordination, consultation, promotion, maintenance and evaluation of all subject areas.  The employee must be able to effectively work with people at all levels of responsibility from management to unskilled laborer, exercise sound judgment, and communicate effectively through the written and spoken mediums. Incumbent performs with considerable independence on both technical matters and program performance, but refers problems of an unusual or particularly sensitive nature to the Planning & Performance Manager.

To learn more about our HR Strategic Plan, please see:  http://www.pinellascounty.org/hr/publications/strategic-plan/strategic-plan-2018-2020.pdf

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in personnel or human resources management, public or business administration, finance or directly related field and 4 years of highly technical and professional human resources management operations experience with 3 years of direct experience in the area of assignment with lead worker, or supervisor or supervisory training; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid Florida Driver's License.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.

Illustrative Tasks (These are examples and are not all inclusive.)

  • Implements and administers personnel processes governing policies, rules, regulations, and practices.
  • Implements and manages important and sensitive personnel programs, operations, and activities.
  • Participates in special studies, surveys and the collection of information on difficult operational and administrative problems; prepares reports recommending solutions or courses of action.
  • Researches, analyzes, and resolves complex problems and policy issues related to HR including handling difficult sensitive, and often cases and assignments that may include employment problems or controversy.
  • Coordinates HR activities impacting UPS HR policies, processes, and activities.
  • Represents management at meetings, conferences, and other important operations meetings interacting with officials and managers to implement personnel programs and deliver high quality services.
  • Advises managers, officials, employees, and others on complex administrative employment issues, rules, and regulations.
  • Reviews and approves/disapproves disciplinary actions and terminations and facilitates disciplinary interviews including pre-disciplinary hearings.
  • Interprets HR policies, rules, and regulations for administrators, managers, or individual employees.
  • Researches, prepares, and coordinates establishment of new or revisions in policies and procedures to deliver, maintain, and improve HR customer service.
  • May supervise a staff of professional, technical, and/or clerical employees as well as conduct or assist others on completion of performance reviews, handle disciplinary actions, and recommend action on discipline, grievances, hiring, and termination.
  • Consults and counsels employees, managers, and supervisors on highly specialized HR matters as well as the full range of HR services and programs.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and delivers services to support workshops, training, education, and special workforce projects or employment related matters.
  • Performs related work as assigned or required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state employment laws.
  • Knowledge of public administration principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of human resources programs, principles, and practices.
  • Knowledge of employment and labor laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • Knowledge of office automation, data processing principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of statistical concepts and methods.
  • Knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations applicable to county government.
  • Ability to apply computer applications and software.
  • Ability to analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment and to arrive at valid and appropriate conclusions.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver instruction and learning plus lead individual and groups to meet desired objectives.
  • Ability to prepare written reports.
  • Ability to analyze and solve administrative problems and to render advice and assistance to managers, supervisors, employees, applicants, and other individuals.
  • Ability to supervise the work of subordinate staff.

Below is a preview of the supplemental questions you will have to answer during the application process.

Supplemental Preview: What is your minimum starting salary requirement?

Of the following, which statement matches your education and work experience?

1 = I possess at least 8 years of highly technical and professional human resources management operations experience with 3 years of direct experience in Planning and Performance with lead worker, supervisory experience or supervisory training.

2 = I possess an Associate’s degree in personnel or human resources management, public or business administration, finance or directly related field and 6 years of highly technical and professional human resources management operations experience with 3 years of direct experience in Planning and Performance with lead worker, or supervisor or supervisory training.

3 = I possess a Bachelor’s degree in personnel or human resources management, public or business administration, finance or directly related field and 4 years of highly technical and professional human resources management operations experience with 3 years of direct experience in Planning and Performance with lead worker, or supervisor or supervisory training.

4 = I possess a Master’s or higher-level degree in personnel or human resources management, public or business administration, finance or directly related field and 2 years of highly technical and professional human resources management operations experience with 3 years of direct experience in Planning and Performance with lead worker, or supervisor or supervisory training.

5 = None of the above.

This position is required to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations. Are you willing and able to fulfill this requirement?
No
Yes

Of the following, which do you possess?

Commercial Driver's License Class A
Commercial Driver's License Class B
Commercial Driver's License Class C
Noncommercial Driver's License Class E (Regular Driver's License)
I do not possess a valid Florida Driver's License
I possess a valid Driver's License issued by another state

Which state or country issued your current driver’s license?

What is your full driver’s license number?

Which, if any, of the following Restrictions are on your driver’s license? To select multiple answers, press and hold the CONTROL button on your keyboard and use the cursor to highlight all that you possess.
Restricted C: Business Purposes
Restricted D: Employment Purposes
Restricted E: Daylight Drive Only
Restricted P: Ignition interlock device installed in order to operate a vehicle
Restricted 1: Vehicles without Air brakes
None of the above

Have you received three (3) or more moving violation convictions in the last three (3) years?
Yes
No

Have you received two (2) or more reckless driving convictions in the past three (3) years?
Yes
No

Has your driver’s license, certification, designation or any similar qualification been suspended or revoked in the last three (3) years?
Yes
No

If yes, please indicate the reason why your driver’s license, certification, designation or any similar qualification was suspended or revoked? Otherwise, type N/A.

Has your driver’s license been suspended for refusing to take a test to show if you were driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the last four (4) years?
Yes
No

Has your driver’s license been revoked for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the last four (4) years?
Yes
No

Is your driving privilege restricted to employment or business purposes only (Florida Driver’s License Restriction C or D)?
Yes
No

Are you required to have an ignition interlock device installed in order to operate a vehicle (Florida Driver’s License Restriction P)?
Yes
No

What percentage of your Human Resources experience has been spent handling employee relations issues?
75% or more
50 -74%
25 - 49%
0 - 25%

Tell us about your past experience that you consider pertinent examples of employee relations.

Please describe all other HR experience.

Please describe any networks or affiliations that have offered positive influence on your capabilities.

EOE/AA/ADA/DFW/VP

 

Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.

Ciertos miembros del servicio y veteranos, sus esposas/os, y sus familiares reciben preferencia y prioridad en el empleo  con  el gobierno y se les recomienda que apliquen para los puestos.

Please allow 45 minutes to an hour to complete your online application and answer any Supplemental Questions that may be required for any position.

All REQUIRED fields must be completed.


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